Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Cole

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant David Cole

July 3, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Irish Rifles

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AVELUY WOOD CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 12.

Location:

The Cemetery is about 5 kilometres north of the town of Albert and situated in woodland on the eastern side of the road from Albert to Hamel (D50). The Cemetery is signposted in the village of Aveluy (D50) which you pass through on the way to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation papers– Page 1 of Private David Cole's attestation paper. He originally enlisted in Canada with the 18th Battalion and then transferred to the Imperial Forces, 16th Battalion, Irish Rifles.
  • Photo of DAVID COLE– Page 2 of Private David Cole's attestation paper. He originally enlisted in Canada with the 18th Battalion and then transferred to the Imperial Forces, 16th Battalion, Irish Rifles.
  • Record of Service– Detail of service record showing entry confirming this soldier was transferred to the Imperial Forces, 16th Battalion of the Irish Rifles.
  • Record of Service– Page of service record showing entry confirming this soldier was transferred to the Imperial Forces, 16th Battalion of the Irish Rifles.

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